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Recovery Manager for Exchange 5.8.3 - User Guide

Getting started Working with storages
About storages Extracting an Exchange Server database from backup
Working with Quest® Rapid Recovery® (AppAssure®) Working with Quest® NetVault Backup® Working with Quest® vRanger® Working with CA ARCserve Backup Working with EMC NetWorker Working with HP Data Protector Working with IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Working with Microsoft Data Protection Manager Working with Microsoft Windows Backup Working with Microsoft Windows Server Backup Working with Symantec Backup Exec Working with Symantec NetBackup Working with unlisted backup software
Accessing backups directly Extracting incremental or differential backups Registering a storage Opening a storage Closing a storage Renaming a storage Deleting a storage Deleting items from a target storage Deleting items from a source storage Setting access permissions for target files
Restoring data
Optimizing Recovery Manager for Exchange performance Storage indexing Restoring messages Restoring attachments Restoring folders Restoring mailboxes Importing Data from .Pst Files to Online Exchange Mailboxes Selecting a target folder Comparing and restoring storages, mailboxes, or folders Searching for messages, attachments, or folders in source storages
Automated Tasks Management Shell Web Interface Appendices
Mailbox Restore Wizard Public Folder Restore Wizard Message Restore Wizard Message Delete Wizard Import .Pst Files Wizard Add Storage Wizard Catalog Wizard Task Wizard
Select Action Select Template Specify Task File Option: Catalog Backups Template Option: Restore Templates
Comparison of Recovery Manager for Exchange editions

Specify Microsoft Data Protection Manager Options

On the Specify Microsoft Data Protection Manager Options page, the wizard prompts you to specify a Data Protection Manager server and the Exchange Server from whose backups you want to restore data.

You can use the following elements:

  • DPM server. Provides a space for you to type the name of the Microsoft Data Protection Manager server that holds the backups from which you want to restore data.
  • Backed up Exchange Server. Provides a space for you to type the name of the Exchange Server from whose backups you want to restore data.
  • Backups created after. Allows you to select a date after which the backups you want to restore data from were created.
  • Backups created before. Allows you to select a date before which the backups you want to restore data from were created.

Specify Parameters for Backups

On this page, you can specify parameters the backups from which you want to restore data without cataloging these backups.

  • Backup creation date. Specify time period when the backups from which you want to restore data were created.
  • Servers whose databases you want to restore. Type the names of the servers whose databases you want to restore from backups.

Specify Storage Groups and Stores

Use this page to type the names of the storage groups and stores you want to restore from backups.

Add Exchange Stores

On the Add Exchange Stores page, you can set up a list of the Exchange Server stores from which you want to restore data.

On this page, you can use the following elements:

  • Added stores. Lists the Exchange Server stores you have selected to restore data from.
  • Add. Opens a dialog box you can use to select the Exchange Server stores from which you want to restore data. You can also catalog backups from which you want to restore data.
  • Remove. Removes selected Exchange Server stores from the Added stores and databases list.
Select Stores Dialog Box

When you click Add on the Add Exchange Stores page, the Select Stores dialog box opens. You can use this dialog box to select the Exchange Server stores from which you want to restore data.

In this dialog box, you can use the following elements:

  • Stores in cataloged backups. Displays information about the Exchange Server stores that are in the cataloged backups. You can select the stores and databases from which you want to restore data.

Table 109: List columns

Column Description
Store

Displays names of the Exchange Server stores that are in at least one of the cataloged backups. You can use the following elements next to each entry in this column:

  • Plus sign (+). Shows dates and times of creation of the cataloged backups that hold a particular Exchange Server store.
  • Minus sign (-). Hides dates and times of creation of the cataloged backups that hold a particular Exchange Server store.
Backup Dates Displays dates and times when a particular Exchange store was backed up. You can use this column to select the cataloged backups from which you want to restore data.
Associated Storages Displays names of the Recovery Manager for Exchange storages that are based on a particular Exchange Server store.
  • Show storage group names. Displays storage group names in the Store column.
  • Filter by store. Filters stores in the Stores in cataloged backups list by the store name letters you type in the text box.
  • Catalog Backups. Starts the Catalog Wizard that helps you catalog Exchange Server backups. After you compete the Catalog Wizard, the Exchange Server stores found in the cataloged backups appear in the Stores in cataloged backups list. For more information about the Catalog Wizard, see Catalog Wizard.

You can restore from incremental or differential backups. To restore from a differential backup, you need to have the last normal (full) backup as well as the last differential backup cataloged with Recovery Manager for Exchange. To restore from an incremental backup, you need to have the last normal (full) backup and all subsequent incremental backups cataloged with Recovery Manager for Exchange.

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